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Thank you for considering making a donation to become a Friend of the Hurtwood.

By becoming a Friend you will help ensure public access to this much prized woodland is secure for the foreseeable future.

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The Friends of the Hurtwood spend close to £80,000 per year keeping the Hurtwood open and welcoming, including:

  • The provision of a full time Ranger.
  • The management of 30 miles of registered footpaths and bridleways and a further 30 miles of unofficial tracks, which together with a network of firebreaks and 14 car parks, provide unrivalled access to the Hurtwood. 
  • The creation and preservation of wildlife habitats, and other conservation projects.
  • Maintaining the panoramic views from the  Hurtwood hills.
  • The clearance and prevention of litter and fly tipping.
  • Protecting three scheduled monuments including the Holmbury Hill Iron Age Hill Fort.
  • Events and educational activities to encourage children to treasure the Countryside.
  • The protection and conservation of the natural environment of the Hurtwood, so that everyone can continue to enjoy the freedom & beauty it provides.